Cygnals(1991-1992) MR: Lead Vocals/Rhythm Guitar. 1980s-style cover band that played at Harvey's and at the Smith-Burnham dormitories at WMU.
Wickerfish(1992-1993) MR: Lead Guitar/Backing Vocals
Played at Harvey's, and at Club Soda on Mondays.
Figleaf(1995-1996) MR: Lead Guitar/Lead and Backing Vocals Other Members: Jon Sutton(Vocals, Guitar), Chris Sherman(Bass), Doug Paluch(Drums).
"Rumours" recorded live with this lineup at The Warehouse in Sept. 1995. Also played in Aris' Hometown Music search with Figleaf at the Orbit Room in 1996.
The Possibilities(1998-2007) MR: Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals Other Members: Cara LaLumia-Barnes(Drums, Keyboards, Vocals; 1998-2007), Andy Gibson(Bass/Vocals; 1998-2007), Amiee Cooper(Trombone, Keyboards, Vocals; 1999-2002), Oz RInckey (Drums, Vocals; 2004-2007). Main Street recorded 2002/2003.
"Magic Potion" recorded December 2007. MR: All noises(Drums, Bass, Electric Piano, Synthesizers, Guitars, Lead and Backing Vocals). Recorded by Chuck Hess.
"Headspin" recorded October/November 2010. MR: Bass, Nord Clavinet, Nord Organ, Synthesizers, Guitars, Vocals. Drums: Bill Miller. Recorded by Mike Roche at Broadside Productions. Produced by MR.
"This Ain't a Love Song" recorded December 2010. MR: Lead vocal, Guitar, Bass, Electric Piano. Cara LaLumia-Barnes: Drums, Backing Vocals. Recorded by Jason Barnes at WMU sound studios.
Recorded two albums with The Possibilities: You Can't Get There By Car (2000) and No Assembly Required (2004). Tracks are still available at the band's myspace site.
Currently playing guitar and keyboards with Strumble Head, based in the Grand Rapids area. I have continued writing music and hope to have a complete album soon.